We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.
We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.
The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.
Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.
We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.
We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.
Senior Executive Vice President
Stan Payne joined Stephens Insurance in 2009. In 2019 he was appointed Senior Executive Vice President assisting the CEO with the overall strategy of the firm. From 2012-2019 he was Executive Vice President, Director of Property & Casualty. Additionally, Payne continues to lead a team providing Insurance Brokerage and Risk Management services to Fortune 1000 and large private companies.
Payne’s Brokerage career spans nearly 25 years. He earned a BA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and completed the Chubb/Wharton Executive Leadership Development Program at the Wharton School. Civically, Payne serves on the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Central Arkansas.